This article is an example of how ‘The Ten Tales from Different Countries’ series of books can be used to support units of inquiry and help develop thinking skills in a Primary Years Programme classroom.
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This article is about how a PYP school in Peru reworked a unit of inquiry to put the arts in the driving seat. First grade students wrote and performed their own plays connected with effective communication and the IB learner profile. This year-long project led by their drama department was supported by other disciplines and […]
In this article you will read how inquiry and constructivism go hand in hand as the learners or inquirers build upon their prior knowledge or previous experiences.
This article describes opportunities for parents of the PYP students to gain first-hand knowledge about units of inquiry.
This article describes experiences from the first collaborative meeting based on listening, expressing, collaborating and implementing ideas.
This article talks about what creativity is and why it is important; also it informs how to assess creativity and provides tips on how to take action.
This article encourages PYP educators to reflect on the giving of awards, particularly in relation to the attributes of the learner profile, and how this practice coheres with the philosophy of the PYP curriculum.
This article presents international schools in host culture contexts through the transdisciplinary theme ‘How the world works’.
This article explores the rich learning that stems from school celebrations and how this links to the PYP attitudes and learner profile as well as developing an internationally minded community.
This article promotes students development of a deeper intercultural understanding through literature and technology.
The World Scholar’s Cup (WSC), an international team academic tournament, aims to motivate students of all backgrounds to discover new strengths and practice new skills. Middle Years Programme (MYP) students Rhea Arora, Saidatul Zairin and Salma Tuffaha from The International School London (ISL) in Qatar, are preparing for the final “Tournament of Champions”.
A PYP/MYP teacher-librarian writes about the role of the library at his school.